fabricpath isis authentication-type

To assign a password to Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) authentication hello protocol data units (PDUs) per interface, use the fabricpath isis authentication-type command. To return to the default setting, use the no form of this command.

fabricpath isis authentication-type { cleartext | md5 }

no fabricpath isis authentication-type { cleartext | md5 }

Syntax Description

cleartext
Specifies the cleartext authentication method.
md5
Specifies the Message Digest (MD5) authentication.

Command Default

Enabled

Command Modes

Interface configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification
5.1(3)N1(1)
This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines


Note A level specification is not required.


This command requires an Enhanced Layer 2 license.

Examples

This example shows how to specify cleartext authentication when you are assigning a password:

switch# configure terminal
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z.
switch(config)# interface ethernet 5/2
switch(config-if)# fabricpath isis authentication-type cleartext
switch(config-if)#
 

This example shows how to specify Message Digest (MD5) authentication when you are assigning a password:

switch# configure terminal
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z.
switch(config)# interface ethernet 5/2
switch(config-if)# fabricpath isis authentication-type md5
switch(config-if)#
 

Related Commands

Command
Description
show fabricpath isis
Displays FabricPath IS-IS information.